“APPLYING ETHICS” Book 11th edition
read pages 117-129 & pages 172-174 answer these four (4) four questions write
One written page in length on each question.
#1 What aspects of Thompson's article
(included in this anthology) does Manninen find helpful to her goal of
highlighting the moral issues in abortion?
#2Many abortion rights activists
blame anti-abortion rhetoric for contributing to violence at clinics,
even if the rhetoric comes from the peaceful protestors. The
rhetoric they have in mind included calling abortion doctors murderers and
comparing abortion to the Nazi holocaust of the Jews. Do you agree?
#3aboration rights activist try to
frame the abortion debate as a matter of choice. Did Greywind have a
real choice or was she coerced?
#4Some disability rights advocates are alarmed that it is
permissible in this country to abort a child because prenatal testing
determines that it will be born with serious physical defects, such as down
syndrome. These advocates believe
the practice devalues living persons with those conditions. Should feminists be alarmed that the
sex-selection aborations that terminate female fetuses devalie the status of
women in the society?